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China and Other Asian Stamps and Postal History


1897 Red Revenues
 
 
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Lot 211

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), exceptionally fresh and perfectly centered, full clean o.g., Very Fine+, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,600.
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Lot 212

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 213

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), extraordinarily fresh and well-centered, full o.g., Very Fine, a lovely stamp.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 214

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered (with surcharge slightly shifted upwards) amid wide margins, full, clean "white" o.g., Extremely Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 215

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), fresh mint, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, pretty stamp.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 216

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), wonderfully fresh and beautifully centered, with full, clean white o.g., Very Fine
a beauty, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 217

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 218

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), interesting example with lightly struck surcharge, o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 219

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), fresh and nicely centered with deep, rich color, with full, very clean o.g., Very Fine, nice stamp.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,200.
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Lot 220

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), vertical bottom margin pair, exceptionally fresh, brilliant color; near pristine, with full, white original gum, Very Fine, a lovely pair.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$7,000.
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Lot 221
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1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), exceptionally fresh and beautifully centered amid large margins, neat, small Customs corner cancel, Extremely Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
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Lot 222
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1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), nicely centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
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Lot 223
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1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 224

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), horizontal pair, right stamp showing comma-after-"CENTS" variety; left stamp with some clipped perforations at bottom, fresh, used on small piece, Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 2,800 - 3,200.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 225
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1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), vertical strip of 3, attractive and clean, cancelled by two partial small Shanghai Customs daters, Very Fine, a scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 6,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$5,500.
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Lot 226
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1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), vertical strip of 5, a lovely, attractive strip, cancelled by multiple strikes of small-size Shanghai 1897 Customs daters; minor, very sensible reinforcing, Very Fine, a striking and scarce multiple.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 227
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1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), block of 4, the position 4 stamp a "comma after 'cents'" type, wonderfully fresh and bold, cancelled by perfect, centrally struck small "Customs/FEB 19/1897/Shanghai" dater, Very Fine, a lovely and scarce block.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 228
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1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 84. Scott 79), superb left margin block of 4, a lovely block, fresh with excellent centering, cancelled by bold "Customs/FEB 26/1897/Shanghai" small Customs dater, Very Fine+, a choice multiple.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$15,000.
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Lot 229

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, inverted "s" in "cents." (Chan 84g. Scott 79b), fresh, full, clean o.g., Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 230

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, inverted "s" in "cents." (Chan 84g. Scott 79b), fresh, o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,400 - 2,800.
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Lot 231

1897, Small 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, inverted "s" in "cents." (Chan 84g. Scott 79b), o.g.; centered to top, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,400.
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Lot 232

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), deep rich color and beautifully centered with large margins, o.g., Very Fine, a nice stamp.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 233

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), an incredibly fresh example with rich, intense color, beautifully centered amid large margins, full, clean white o.g., Extremely Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 234

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), deep, rich color, accompanied by perfect centering amid wide, even margins, o.g., Extremely Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 235

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), wonderfully fresh and perfectly centered, full, clean o.g., Extremely Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 236

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), fresh and well-centered, with full clean o.g., which is very lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,600.
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Lot 237
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1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), block of 4, an absolutely exquisite block, remarkably fresh and perfectly centered, with full, pristine original gum, the bottom stamps never hinged, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$19,000.
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Lot 238

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), block of 4, exceptionally fresh and perfectly centered, with wonderfully intense color, some trivial paper adherences on full, clean o.g., Extremely Fine, a lovely multiple.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 239
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1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 87. Scott 78), a lightly cancelled example showing pronounced surcharge shift into the lower margin, Fine to Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 240

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, including wide character box (Chan 87, 87a. Scott 78, 78b), block of 4, a splendid, fresh block with the bottom right stamp showing the large central box variety, full, clean o.g., with the bottom stamps n.h., Very Fine, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 10,000 - 12,000.
Realized HK$18,000.
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Lot 241
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1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, including wide character box (Chan 87, 87a. Scott 78, 78b), two lovely, fresh and nicely centered used examples, each neatly cancelled, one showing "large central box" variety, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,200 - 2,600.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 242
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1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, including wide character box (Chan 87, 87a. Scott 78, 78b), three attractive used examples, including one large central box variety with pakua killer, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$2,800.
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Lot 243

1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, wide character box (Chan 87a. Scott 78b), intense color, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,400 - 1,800.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 244
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1897, Large 1¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue, wide character box (Chan 87a. Scott 78b), perfectly centered and neatly cancelled, Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,200 - 1,400.
Realized HK$1,100.
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Lot 245

1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 88. Scott 80), fresh with great color and near-perfect centering, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a pretty stamp.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 246

1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 88. Scott 80), remarkably fresh and beautifully centered, with full, clean "white" o.g., Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 1,600 - 2,000.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 247
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1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 88. Scott 80), block of 4, a superior quality block, boasting remarkable color and freshness, perfect centering, full, wonderfully clean "white" original gum, with the bottom stamps never hinged, Extremely Fine and choice.
Estimate HK$ 15,000 - 20,000.
Realized HK$20,000.
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Lot 248

1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 88. Scott 80), left margin block of 4, fresh and beautifully centered, full clean o.g., Very Fine, a splendid multiple.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 16,000.
Realized HK$22,000.
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Lot 249
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1897, Large 2¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 88. Scott 80), fresh, a lovely used example cancelled by neat Pakua killer, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,000 - 1,500.
Realized HK$900.
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Lot 250

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh with outstanding centering and intense rich color, near-pristine o.g., Very Fine+, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 3,800 - 4,200.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 251

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), extraordinarily fresh and perfectly centered, with full, clean "white" original gum, Extremely Fine, a gem.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 252

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and nicely centered, o.g., Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,400 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,800.
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Lot 253

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), wonderfully fresh and nicely centered, full, clean o.g., Very Fine, a nice stamp.
Estimate HK$ 3,400 - 3,800.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 254

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and beautifully centered, clean o.g., Very Fine, a lovely stamp.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,600.
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Lot 255

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), exceptionally fresh with bold color, full, clean "white" original gum, Fine to Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$4,000.
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Lot 256

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and bright, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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Lot 257

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), o.g., small hinge remnant, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,000 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,400.
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Lot 258

1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), vertical strip of 3, exceptional fresh color and beautiful centering, o.g.; top and bottom stamps with light creases, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce and attractive multiple.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$12,000.
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Lot 259
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1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 260
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1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and perfectly centered, Very Fine+.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 261
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1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), neat blue Pakua cancel, Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,400.
Realized HK$1,700.
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Lot 262
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1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine+, a beauty.
Estimate HK$ 2,000 - 2,600.
Realized HK$2,000.
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Lot 263
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1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and well-centered, with neat, light corner cancel; few slightly blunted perforations at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,900.
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Lot 264
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1897, Large 4¢ on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 89. Scott 82), fresh and well-centered; few blunted perforations at right, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 1,800 - 2,200.
Realized HK$1,800.
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Lot 265

1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 90. Scott 84), wonderfully fresh and bright, centered slightly to the right, full, exceptionally clean o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 266

1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 90. Scott 84), wonderfully fresh with outstanding centering, o.g.; shallow corner thin at lower left, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$10,000.
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Lot 267

1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 90. Scott 84), fresh, full, exceptionally clean o.g.; centered to bottom right, Fine.
Estimate HK$ 12,000 - 14,000.
Realized HK$14,000.
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Lot 268

1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 90. Scott 84), nicely centered; pulled perforation at top with some perforation staining there, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, an attractive economical example.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 269
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1897, Large $1 on 3¢ Red Revenue (Chan 90. Scott 84), an attractive example cancelled by neat blue centrally struck JAN 19 1897 small Shanghai Customs dater—a fairly early date, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$24,000.
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Lot 270
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1897, Red Revenues, 1¢ on 3¢ to Large 4¢ on 3¢, lovely selection (Chan 84, 87-89. Scott 78-80, 82), attractive mint or used selection of 22 items, comprising 1¢ on 3¢ (4 mint, 4 used), Small 2¢ on 3¢ (2 mint, 4 used), Large 2¢ on 3¢ (3 mint, 3 used), plus a used 4¢ on 3¢ value, generally fresh; couple tiny flaws, Fine to Very Fine or better, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 24,000 - 28,000.
Realized HK$30,000.
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Lot 271
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1897, Red Revenues, 1¢ on 3¢ and 2¢ on 3¢ (Large & Small) (Chan 84, 87-88. Scott 78-80), nice mint or used selection of 11 items, comprising 1¢ on 3¢ (2 unused, 1 used), Small 2¢ on 3¢ (2 used) and Large 2¢ on 3¢ (5 unused, 1 used); some no gum or small flaws, bulk Fine to Very Fine or better, inspection invited.
Estimate HK$ 14,000 - 18,000.
Realized HK$16,000.
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Lot 272
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1897, Red Revenues, 1¢ on 3¢, 2¢ on 3¢ (Large and Small), and Large 4¢ on 3¢ (Chan 84, 87-89. Scott 78-80, 82), fresh, Fine to Very Fine, attractive group.
Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 10,000.
Realized HK$9,000.
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Lot 273

1897, Red Revenues, 1¢ on 3¢, 2¢ on 3¢ (Large and Small), and Large 4¢ on 3¢ (Chan 84, 87-89. Scott 78-80, 82), o.g.; Small 2¢ on 3¢ tiny hinge thin spot, 4¢ on 3¢ light corner bend, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 7,000 - 8,000.
Realized HK$8,500.
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Lot 274
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1897, Red Revenues, 1¢ on 3¢, Large 2¢ on 3¢ and Large 4¢ on 3¢ (Chan 87-89. Scott 78, 80, 82), useful group of six items comprising 1¢ on 3¢ (three mint items: one no gum, one part o.g. and one damaged corner), Large 2¢ on 3¢ (two used, one with a tiny hinge thin), plus a used 4¢ on 3¢, Fine to Very Fine or better, examine.
Estimate HK$ 5,000 - 6,000.
Realized HK$6,500.
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Lot 275
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1897, Red Revenues, 1¢ on 3¢, 2¢ on 3¢ (Large & Small) and Large 4¢ on 3¢ (Chan 84, 87-89. Scott 78-80, 82), fresh clean group, generally Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 4,000 - 5,000.
Realized HK$4,500.
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Lot 276
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1897, Red Revenues, 1¢ on 3¢, Large 2¢ on 3¢, and 4¢ on 3¢ (Chan 87-89. Scott 78, 80, 82), each nicely centered; the 2¢ on 3¢ shallow hinge thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate HK$ 3,600 - 4,000.
Realized HK$3,200.
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